An interesting book, one of the earliest descriptions of the Yang Style sword form (楊氏太極劍).Chén Wēimíng (陳微明) has an important place in the genealogy of the Yang style: both as a student of Yáng Chéngfǔ (楊澄甫) and as a documentarist that helped to put in paper his teacher's principles.
As a instructions manual, it is useful only to help memorization and identification of movements. As a document, it is very valuable for the serious practicioner interested in the evolution of the style. The preface by Barbara Davis is particularly informative, not least because of her own long experience on the topic.

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